New English-Irish Dictionary
Similar words: retrenched · entrench · trench · reticence · retrenchment · French · drench · relaunch · retch · retrace
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retrench

1 verb FIN cut back
TRANSITIVEgearr siar arwe're retrenching our expenditure táimid ag gearradh siar ar ár gcuid caiteachais
INTRANSITIVEgearr siar  c m umany companies had to retrench bhí ar go leor comhlachtaí gearradh siar
2 verb EMPL make redundant TRANSITIVEto retrench sb duine a bhriseadh as a phost, duine a leagan amach as a chuid oibre

retrenched

adjective EMPLretrenched workers oibrithe a briseadh as a bpost, oibrithe a leagadh amach as a gcuid oibre